East Asian Languages & Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures offers an exciting range of courses. We offer a four-year sequence of courses in Chinese and Japanese languages as well as other coursework in literature, film, and culture.

Consider a major in Chinese or Japanese language and culture, a minor in Chinese or Japanese language and culture, or an Interdisciplinary Minor in East Asian Studies to complement your academic and career plans. Talk to your adviser about how proficiency in an East Asian language can become an important component of your educational plan, or contact one of us in East Asian Languages and Cultures to find out more about study opportunities.


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I am searching for a WFU student to teach my children (elementary and middle school age) Chinese. If qualified email ebyers@triad.rr.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Yasuko Takata Rallings gave a presentation "Dynamic Assessment as a Formative Assessment for Oral Proficiency" at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention in San Antonio, TX, on Nov. 21. She also enjoyed seeing a former colleague, Yiwen Lui. ... See MoreSee Less

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劉羿彣Glad to see Takata sensei there!4 weeks ago

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November 20, 2014, 5:30pm

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Au Revoir Taipei (Chinese: 一頁台北) is a 2010 Taiwanese romantic comedy film set in Taipei. Au Revoir Taipei is called "One Page Taipei" in Chinese which means one night or one page in Taipei. Au Revoir Taipei is Arvin Chen's feature directorial debut. It won the "Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema" (NETPAC Prize) at the Berlin International Film Festival 2010 and was considered a box office success in Taiwan. English subtitle. Feel free to invite your friends to join us. :)

1 month ago

The Japanese Studies Club went to a Japanese restaurant in Hickory which is called Umi on November 8th. We had authentic Japanese food. It was really great. You should go and try Japanese food if you have a chance. (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Jenni McGradyI go there! I love that place! You should ask the owner about their cherry blossom festival!1 month ago   ·  2

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